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RESULTS

1981 Official Race Results : FireCracker 400

FireCracker 400 | July 04, 1981 | Race 17 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 1 27 Cale Yarborough Buick Valvoline 185/10 160 Running 24,625
2 2 33 Harry Gant Buick Skoal Bandit 175/5 160 Running 15,350
3 14 43 Richard Petty Buick STP 170/5 160 Running 17,200
4 21 1 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Uno 165/5 160 Running 8,765
5 9 98 Johnny Rutherford Pontiac Levi Garrett 155/0 160 Running 7,075
6 10 42 Kyle Petty Buick STP 150/0 160 Running 8,915
7 15 37 Mike Alexander Buick Roger's Auto Leasing 151/5 160 Running 6,200
8 5 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 142/0 159 Running 10,040
9 7 47 Ron Bouchard * Buick Race Hill Farm 138/0 159 Running 7,775
10 19 11 Darrell Waltrip Buick Mountain Dew 134/0 159 Running 9,610
11 16 68 Lennie Pond Buick The 5 Racers Corp. 130/0 159 Running 3,550
12 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac Bailey Excavating 132/5 159 Running 6,495
13 37 71 Dave Marcis Buick Hudson Transmission 124/0 157 Running 6,155
14 35 4 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Spencer Racing 121/0 157 Running 3,160
15 18 12 Tim Richmond Buick Uno 118/0 156 Engine Failure 2,920
16 32 50 Bruce Hill Buick Native Tan 115/0 155 Running 2,530
17 33 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Jim Peacock 112/0 155 Running 5,175
18 30 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 109/0 155 Running 4,870
19 34 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 106/0 155 Running 4,475
20 39 5 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Performance Connection 103/0 155 Running 6,870
21 6 3 Richard Childress Pontiac Ronnie Steele 100/0 154 Running 3,785
22 41 48 James Hylton Pontiac Palatine Automotive 97/0 154 Running 3,225
23 24 86 Elliott Forbes-Robinson Buick Cal-Tex 94/0 153 Running 1,470
24 17 75 Bill Elswick Buick Rahmoc Racing 91/0 150 Running 3,290
25 29 24 Cecil Gordon Buick Daytona Inn 88/0 146 Engine Failure 2,995
26 27 22 Stan Barrett Pontiac Skoal Bandit 90/5 138 Engine Failure 1,470
27 42 17 Tommy Houston Oldsmobile Kings Inn Daytona 82/0 127 Running 2,610
28 4 28 Bobby Allison Buick Hardee's 84/5 111 Broken Valve 7,020
29 22 6 Joe Ruttman Buick The 5 Racers Corp. 76/0 99 Ignition 1,295
30 11 21 Neil Bonnett Ford Purolator 78/5 93 Engine Failure 1,820
31 38 19 Dick May Buick Gray Racing 70/0 89 Engine Failure 1,060
32 13 51 AJ Foyt Oldsmobile Gilmore / Valvoline 67/0 85 Rear End 1,035
33 20 66 Lake Speed Buick Native Tan 64/0 76 Engine Failure 2,565
34 25 9 Bill Elliott Ford Mell-Gear Tuning Components 61/0 72 Engine Failure 985
35 3 2 Dale Earnhardt Pontiac Wrangler Jeans 63/5 71 Vibration 8,360
36 36 99 Kevin Housby Oldsmobile Taylor & Martin 55/0 53 Accident 2,480
37 28 13 Jack Ingram Ford Carolina Tool & Equipment 52/0 52 Clutch 940
38 31 90 Jody Ridley Ford Truxmore / Sunny King 49/0 34 Engine Failure 2,735
39 26 15 Benny Parsons Ford Melling Tool Company 46/0 16 Accident 6,380
40 12 88 Ricky Rudd Oldsmobile Gatorade / Digard 43/0 16 Accident 6,625
41 23 31 Billie Harvey Pontiac Junior Johnson / Pistone 40/0 15 Accident 1,000
42 8 62 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Florida Equipment & Service 37/0 8 Engine Failure 925
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 142.588 mph
Margin of Victory: 1/2 car length
Time of Race: 02:48:19
Lead Changes: 36
Cautions: 6 for 37 laps.